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Sivakasi GH gets advanced medical facilities

28-07-2020
Sivakasi GH gets advanced medical facilities

Sivakasi Government Hospital is getting a few advanced medical equipment at a cost of more than ₹50 lakh, thanks to the generous sponsorship from a few fireworks manufacturers. Sivakasi Authorities Hospital is getting a number of superior medical gear at a value of greater than ₹50 lakh, because of the beneficiant sponsorship from a number of fireworks producers.

The 140-bedded hospital is among the busiest hospitals in Virudhunagar district.

With a whole lot of firework items across the city, the State authorities has additionally arrange a Centre of Excellence for Burns Remedy.

“When the Chief Medical Officer, T. Ayyanar, came to us seeking a computerised radiography system in February, we enquired him about other requirements and he came up with a small list,” mentioned a number one fireworks producer, A.P. Selvarajan.

It was then, Mr. Selvarajan ordered for a CR system at a value of ₹13 lakh. “The machine has arrived in the town. But, under the COVID-19 situation, we are facing some problem in installing it,” Dr. Ayyanar mentioned.

The traditional X-ray machine consumes lot of time. On a mean 40-50 X-rays are taken. “Except for the emergency cases, other X-rays are developed and delivered only the next day. The CR system will help us in delivering the X-ray report within few minutes,” he mentioned.

Operation theatre

Mr. Selvarajan additionally purchased a digicam, at a value of ₹5 lakh, for laparoscopic instrument within the operation theatre. In addition to, the operation theatre additionally has acquired a brand new endoscopy gear and an orthopedic surgical procedure desk.

“Endoscopy is usually made available only in District Headquarters hospital. The orthopedic surgery would be very much helpful in hip surgeries,” Dr. Ayyanar mentioned.

Oxygen provide

After COVID-19 hit India, the necessity for high-flow oxygen supply system grew to become crucial to deal with sufferers with greater well being issues.

“Though we have got a central oxygen delivery system that could deliver oxygen at the rate of up to 10 litres per minute, some patients need higher flow of oxygen of 30 litres per minute,” Dr. Ayyanar mentioned.

The hospital has now acquired two such methods at a value of ₹7 lakh. One other industrialist, Kodiswaran has promised to get six extra excessive circulation oxygen supply system and they’re anticipated right here quickly.

In the meantime, one other fireworks producer, Okay. Jeyasankar, has promised to arrange a liquid oxygen plant at a value of ₹eight lakh. With the works of offering centrally piped oxygen provide for 80 beds beneath manner, the plant will present satisfactory oxygen provide.

Whereas 4 cylinders of oxygen can final for 4 hours for 20 sufferers, the brand new plant could be equal to 110 cylinders guaranteeing steady provide for longer hours.

Sivakasi GH is among the main COVID-19 remedy services within the district. Mr. Selvarajan mentioned that with Sivakasi city increasing at a quicker pace, the necessity for higher medical services on the GH was essential.


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